Music of Aaron Avshalomov with Seven Hills Symphony, March 17

Sun - March 17, 0024, 3:00 pm

 

Music of Aaron Avshalomov with Seven Hills Symphony, March 17

Celebrating Israeli composer Marc Lavry’s 120th anniversary, Seven Hills Symphony (Cincinnati) performed an orchestral concert featuring Lavry, along with Aaron Avshalomov and Ernest Bloch. Violin professor from Northern Kentucky University, Dr. William Herzog performed the Baal Shem Suite. Directed by Dr. Aik Khai Pung, Conductor and Matthew Lee, Assistant Conductor.

  • Aaron Avshalomov: Four Biblical Tableaux (1928)
    • Queen Esther’s Prayer
    • Rebecca by the well
    • Ruth and Naomi
    • Processional
  • Ernest Bloch: Baal Shem, “Three Pictures of Chassidic Life” – Dr. William Herzog, violin
    • Vidui (Contrition)
    • Nigun (Improvisation)
    • Simchas Torah (Rejoicing in the Law)
  • Marc Lavry: Emek, Symphonic Poem, op. 45
  • Marc Lavry: Negev, Symphonic Poem, op. 251

Formerly named Seven Hills Sinfonietta, the Seven Hills Symphony was founded in 1974 and is now recognized as a leading community orchestra in Cincinnati, Ohio. Under the baton of Dr. Aik Khai Pung, the orchestra holds concerts that energize, entertain, and educate the public. The orchestra is composed of well-trained, non-professional musicians that perform a variety of music – everything from classical masterpieces to jazz, rock, and world music.